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Isotretinoin therapy for acne vulgaris: results in an Irish population.

PMID: 2138592  

The results of treatment of cystic and antibiotic-resistant acne vulgaris in 96 consecutive patients with the oral retinoid isotretinoin (13-cis-retinoic acid; Roacentane) are reported retrospectively. The results show that the drug, while toxic in the short term, is highly effective in clearing acne.

Buckley D,  Rogers S,  Daly P

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